# No Loss Lottery

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The No Loss Lottery

## Background:

### Lotteries are games of probability.

In a traditional lottery, you buy one or more dollar tickets in the hope of winning a prize; a pot of money worth anywhere from several thousand to one million or several million dollars USD. The size of the reward is great, but the actual odds of winning are small. Usually 1 in several thousand or as great as 1 in one million. That means the percent chance of winning is 0.00001% at best and 0.0000001 % at worst. The converse of you chance of winning is your chance of losing, which is around 99.9999%vto 99.999999 %.

As you can see, the risk of losing the money you paid for a Traditional lottery is very high. However, although the probability of winning is low, the rate of participation is high, due to the risk reward ratio. For example, you risk a single dollar, for the potential reward of one million dollars. As the saying goes: “Hope springs eternal” and humans love to gamble.

## The reality is, the vast majority of traditional lottery players lose.

Despite the high reward to risk ratio, the fact remains, that the vast majority of those enter, over 99%, lose. The amount of the ticket is small, but adds up, because some people buy tickets every day, every Friday, every payday, etc..etc..

## The No Loss Lottery

The No Loss Lottery is a logical solution to the problem of buying tickets with a 99.99% chance of losing in a traditional lottery. If you buy a No Loss Lottery Ticket, you can’t lose, because if you don’t win, you can get your money back. So you only have to buy a ticket once, and you have a chance to win every day!

## You can’t lose, you may win a prize and you will get your money back.

You can’t lose, in a No Loss Lottery, because the cost of the lottery ticket is returned to you upon request. So that’s why it’s called a No Loss Lottery.

## You can’t lose, you can only win or get your money back. .

So in effect, you have a chance of winning a prize, which should be larger than the cost of one lottery ticket, every day with no potential loss of the cost of your lottery ticket. And when you no longer want to have a chance at the prize, you withdrawal your money.

## What is the probability of winning?

The probability of winning depends on the number of entries, which will be highest at the beginning of the lottery. But while the probability of winning decreases as the number of people entering the lottery grows, the size of the prize grows too.

### How does it work

You send 1 Leo to the Account @nolosslottery
This deposit buys you one lottery ticket. All Leo sent to this account is deposited in the Cub* Den on Cubfinance. Initially, every day or every week one lucky winner gets a prize determined by the amount of Cub earnings for the day or week. This is then sent to their account as Leo. As the balance grows the lottery will occur more often. Eventually occurring everyday with 7 winners per week.

### Methodology for selecting winner.

Each person will be assigned a number for each Leo they deposit. This is entered in a spread sheet.

A list of each entrants name and number will be placed in a post daily.

Each day the Google random winner generator application shall be used to pick the winner.

A picture of the random winner will be posted daily by @nolosslottery.

Send all entry fees in Leo to @nolosslottery.

You may enter as often as you like.

Each entry will represent one ticket in first come order.

Example:
@hivemember1 send 1 Leo, they are assigned number 1

@hivemember2 sends 2 Leo, they are assigned numbers 2 and 3.

@hivemember3 sends 4 Leo, they are assigned numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7.

Google random winner picker will be asked to pick a number between 1 and 7.
It picks number 3.
@hivemember2 wins the Lottery that day!

### Rules

Ticket purchase starts May 2nd, 2021.
You can send Leo earlier and it will be deposited in bulk on or before May 2nd.

First Lottery on May 9nd, 2021.

One Leo equals one Entry.

Deposits are accepted every day of the week.

Deposits can be removed after 7 days, on one day per week, and withdrawals will be published. Your name will be removed from the spreadsheet and everyone below you assigned a new number.

All deposits can be removed by writing a comment on the weekly post of the account @nolosslottery.

Depending on demand it can take 1-2 days to refund your Leo. I will process about 10 withdrawals per day. If you desperately need your invested Leo send @nolosslottery a wallet memo or contact @nolosslottery via a post comment.

Or you can let your deposit stay in the pool for a continued shot at the prize.

You will be assigned an additional number.

The Lottery creator and Lottery Sponsors will contribute to the pool to make the prize worthwhile for the first depositors until the pool grows.

The account @nolosslottery will receive 5% of the daily earnings from the Cubfinance lottery pool as compensation for conducting the lottery.

This 5% will be reduced in time as the pool grows.

### Questions?

@shortsegments

#### Shortsegments is a writer focused on cryptocurrency, the blockchain, non-fungible digital tokens or NFTs, and decentralized finance, where finance meets technology.

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3 months ago (edited)

Super cool! Is this up and running now?

I sent in my LEO. Here is hoping I get lucky... I guess it doesn't really matter.

If I lose, is there a way that I can just let it ride without us having to send 1 LEO back and forth?

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Or you can let your deposit stay in the pool for a continued shot at the prize.

Seems so. Just let it ride.

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Yep, let it ride and build up the pot!

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Without a doubt. So much of crypto is that way. Just put the money in and see where it all goes.

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Thanks, I missed this.

No problemo.

It is easy to miss stuff with all that is going on.

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Yep, let it ride.

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Exactly, let it ride and the prize gets bigger each week as more join!

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Thanks for stopping by and engaging here.
As you can see I will make my minimum quote of ten comments here to support your engagement project!

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Hello @allcapsonzero
Yes, it’s up and running. The cub den is earning cub and readying the prize for the first lottery on May 9th.

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Sounds like an interesting idea. Now the only question I have is whether or not early people would be a benefit for entering early? The LEO has been compounding longer compared to those afterwards.

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Hmmm smaller amount of entries, but possibly smaller prize.
Good question.

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Yep, there is always a worm to be had by the early bird 😉

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This is surely proofofbrain. A win-win! What the hell. I will buy a ticket tomorrow

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Yep, win win

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Good question.

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Yep I agree a Win-Win !

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Your post was promoted by @jfang003

Doesn't get much easier than this. I only wish I'd thought of it first. :-) I'll be sending in a few LEO for the heck of it. Who knows, maybe I'll get a random chunk of LEO in my account one day after I forget about it....

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@dagger212
Yep that’s the idea, deposit it and let it ride, so somebody gets a nice big prize.

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The LeoMarketTalk guys are here! Looks like fun, count me in, sending now.

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Hi @evernotice.leo
Good to have you on board!

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Sounds interesting @shortsegments. I am on the phone at the moment, when I am back on the computer I will send my LEO. HERE'S TO WINNING!!!!

Hi @strenue
Here’s to winning 🥂

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@shortsegments, did you end up sending to the lotto? I needed to build up some liquid LEO first.

Interesting and I have self Leo to the account mentioned. Thanks.

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Welcome

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thank you so much. this is a nice initiative. loved it

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3 months ago (edited)

Ha Ha Supercool idea and a great way to score some DeFi money!
I will buy a ticket! I am in!

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Welcome @cryptowendyo

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I like this idea, hey it’s only one Leo and the more that enter, the bigger it gets. I will send in one Leo!

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Exactly!

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This is mind-blowing @shortsegments. Is it your project?

I will surely try my luck out. I don't like Lotteries or Gambling for the fact that they are addictive and most of the time you lose big. But this makes a lot of sense. No risks, only fun and you get to win every now and then. So cool.

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3 months ago (edited)

Hi @finguru
Yes it’s my project!
And you are exactly right, and have distilled it to its essence!
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This sounds smart, fun and risk-free. Checks all my boxes lol

Count me in for a few tickets

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Exactly!

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Cool

The No Loss Lottery
The No Loss Lottery is a logical solution to the problem of buying tickets with a 99.99% chance of losing in a traditional lottery. If you buy a No Loss Lottery Ticket, you can’t lose, because if you don’t win, you can get your money back. So you only have to buy a ticket once, and you have a chance to win every day!
You can’t lose, you may win a prize and you will get your money back.
You can’t lose, in a No Loss Lottery, because the cost of the lottery ticket is returned to you upon request. So that’s why it’s called a No Loss Lottery.
You can’t lose, you can only win or get your money back. .
So in effect, you have a chance of winning a prize, which should be larger than the cost of one lottery ticket, every day with no potential loss of the cost of your lottery ticket. And when you no longer want to have a chance at the prize, you withdrawal your money.

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Thank you.
That’s is part of the core quality, a chance to win without losing all your capitol.

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This is awesome! This is like our own personal homegrown PoolTogether.com (love that site and team too). I don't have any LEO but i will deposit if you do this again in the future and I earn some LEO for content here! Thanks!

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!seo-bot

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I really feel that comparing investments with something as negative as the lottery is a negative similarity, since I have seen so many people fall into this vice of the roasting game that it makes me sad to remember their stories. Nevertheless, I find your approach to CUB interesting, although in this world of investments when the collective tells you that something is easy or offers an important profit is when you should verify that information, the prudent attitude always pays off. Greetings.

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True, I guess in my attempt to create contrast there is some risk of some transference of negativity. Hopefully the distinctions are enough positivity

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@ocd
I hope you can give this project some visibility with a Reblog
Thanks
#posh

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